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Travels in North America, in the years 1841-2; with Geological Observations on The United States, Canada and Nova Scotia, 2 volumes bound together in one volume.

Lyell, Charles

Published by New York: Wiley and Putnam, . First edition., 1845
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Pp. vii, 1-251; vi, 1-221; 21 text-figures, plate VI only (lacks the other 6 plates and maps). Later black pebble leather, lettered in gilt on the spine, 8vo. This is the first American edition. Lyell travelled extensively throughout Canada and the United States. His travels began in up-state New York and proceeded south to the Carolinas, then through Kentucky, Ohio, and into Canada, where he travelled from Niagara to Toronto, Kingston, Montreal and Nova Scotia. He made numerous geological observations including the idea that the Great Lakes were the remnant of a vast in inland sea. See also Sabin 42761 and Howes L-575. Some light scattered foxing to the title page and some of the text; a tight and clean copy in very good condition. Bookseller Inventory # 5298

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Title: Travels in North America, in the years 1841-...

Publisher: New York: Wiley and Putnam, . First edition.

Publication Date: 1845

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